A year after the end of the ceasefire.  The Sri Lankan Army begins shelling civilian areas for long periods of time and people spend hours in their bunkers.  The number of casualties begins to mount.  On 21 January 2009, the Government of Sri Lanka declares the first ‘safe zone’.

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